The White City Schools recently held their annual spelling bee, with 7th grader Shaylee Sanford winning the top prize.

It started with a blind date and they are now celebrating 60 years of marriage.

The Rural Vista Heat High School Basketball team will be competing in the 1A Regional Tournament this week in Lebo.


Peggy Jean Wise, 78, formerly of Council Grove, died February 15, 2019, at Mennonite Friendship Communities, South Hutchinson, Kansas.

Miles Henry passed from this life on February 5, 2019 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 85 years. Miles was born August 23rd, 1933 in Stafford, Kansas to parents John and Charlotte Henry.

Velma R. Dike, of Wilsey, Kansas, passed away February 17, 2019 at Diversicare of Council Grove. She was born February 19, 1918 and was 100 years old.

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